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Writing: When To Know Yourself

For all of us, word count goals are important.  For writers who have deadlines, they mean something different.  To a struggling writer, trying to get back to writing everyday, they mean quite a lot.  863 more words


Novel Priorities

The Plot Thickens

I haven’t written much on WordPress over the last couple of weeks, certainly not reviews. The truth is, I haven’t read much either (except for research). 402 more words

Writing And Publishing

Book baby

I’m working on a new project (sort of) and that means, of course, that I had the pleasure of naming a bunch of new characters. Which is one of my favourite things about writing – the kind of fun, easy plotting that doesn’t take that much time and allows you to experiment with name meanings, intertextual references, and so on. 159 more words


New book and new contests!

Good morning!

I’m of the firm belief that something went wrong with the weather, and a maintenance worker somewhere is turning the seasons off, then on again to see if it gets fixed. 367 more words


Word Count for the Month of April

Hello everything!

So, I’m hoping April showers will bring May Flowers… but for now, it’s the last day of April, and I’m looking at my writing totals. 227 more words

Writing: Fishing for Ideas with Mae Clair

When I first started writing, I had more ideas than I knew what to do with.  The thing I discovered, though, is that not all ideas are created equal.   1,123 more words


Plotting the Spirited Away Arc Plot Part VI: Tron Legacy (2010)

Nearly 30 years following the release of the original Tron (1982), Disney decided to try and appeal to the cult fanbase that sprung up around the strange sci fi story. 2,003 more words